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Infill dovetailed plane kit

07-12-2017 02:58 AM by Jacksdad

I’m looking for infill plane kit, I’d like a shoulder plane or a ...

1 07-12-2017 03:17 AM
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07-09-2017 12:55 PM by GR8HUNTER

I had LJ Fridge name …..nothing real good here ..but was a GREAT learn...

9 07-11-2017 03:00 PM
View Mpakirk's profile

Best type of handsaw for removing inlay scrap.

06-28-2017 12:11 AM by Mpakirk

I am looking for the best handsaw for removing the inlay scrap wood from the ...

9 07-11-2017 01:57 AM
View Dan Higham's profile

Old block plane

07-09-2017 03:54 PM by Dan Higham

Hi everyone, On a recent trip to England, I took possession of my grandfat...

9 07-10-2017 10:29 PM
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Removing rust from old hand tools

07-09-2017 04:19 PM by dinu

I have acquired few old hand planes and saws over last three/four years. All ...

14 07-10-2017 08:27 PM
View GrizzlyJake's profile

New to woodworking and hand tool/plane questions

07-06-2017 08:20 PM by GrizzlyJake

Hi everyone. First let me say that I love this forum. Im a younger guy (33)...

12 07-10-2017 12:28 PM
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Type 5 No. 6

07-09-2017 12:57 AM by GregTP

I paid $15 for a Stanley No. 6, Type 5 at a yard sale this morning in good sh...

4 07-10-2017 11:23 AM
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Identifying Brace

07-09-2017 08:31 PM by Mike922

I just picked this up and am trying to determine what the make is and how to ...

5 07-09-2017 11:39 PM
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What to Buy?

07-06-2017 08:19 PM by danielamundson

Hello everyone, I wouldn’t quite call myself a “wood worker”...

17 07-09-2017 01:16 AM
View Gilley23's profile

Is there an alternative to this?

07-08-2017 09:27 PM by Gilley23

Ok, so I’m really wanting to pull the trigger on this but the $80 tag i...

5 07-09-2017 12:10 AM
View Carloz's profile

Why would you buy a scraper?

07-07-2017 02:57 AM by Carloz

Cabinet scrapers seem to be very expensive for what they are. What will I mis...

21 07-08-2017 09:59 PM
View Ben's profile

Seeking Bench Chisel Set Recommendations

07-07-2017 07:33 PM by Ben

I currently have a beautiful 6 pc. Kawasei japanese dovetail chisel set. Also...

5 07-08-2017 04:14 AM
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Stanely Spokeshave No. ??? You tell me....Hand tool experts

06-07-2013 01:15 AM by SRRieman

I picked up this spokeshave in a lot of five after my latest hand tool binge ...

5 07-07-2017 10:23 PM
View Ben's profile

Starrett/Woodpecker square issue

07-07-2017 02:36 PM by Ben

I purchased a used 12” Starrett 4R grad combination square on eBay and ...

12 07-07-2017 06:52 PM
View papadan's profile

Hatchet Of Your Dreams

06-25-2017 11:03 PM by papadan

Let’s start a new dream thread. LOL So the other day, I was out split...

49 07-06-2017 10:11 PM
View Brad's profile

Panel Gauge-Some pre-build questions

02-24-2014 04:46 AM by Brad

Hello All, I’m going to build a panel gauge similar to this one. ...

4 07-06-2017 03:56 PM
View r33tc0w's profile

Craftsman High Speed Lathe Tools 228501-228508

07-06-2017 02:39 PM by r33tc0w

Picked up this 8 piece set from a friend. Can’t find any info on it. Ha...

1 07-06-2017 03:18 PM
View Ajs73's profile

Auction find, Wards Powr Craft Chisels & Mallet

07-06-2017 09:18 AM by Ajs73

Hi all, I picked up an 8 pc. set of chisels with a mallet, & original rec...

1 07-06-2017 09:22 AM
View Jackcarter0714's profile

Wooden plane chipbreaker screw

07-05-2017 07:51 PM by Jackcarter0714

I bought my first plane. I bought it from Harry J Epstein in Kansas City, a g...

2 07-05-2017 08:15 PM
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Staircase Saw

07-03-2017 10:04 PM by OleGrump

This should be a bit better than my last post. Been wanting a staircase saw ...

1 07-04-2017 03:21 PM

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